A Bountiful home was firebombed shortly before midnight Monday, suffering minor damage when a Molotov cocktail was tossed through a basement window, according to Bountiful police.
The home at 1199 S. 15th East suffered damage to carpeting and chairs in a basement bedroom and some smoke damage when the firebomb ignited the room about 11:45 p.m., police said. A second firebomb landed on the home's front lawn but did no damage.Police investigators Tuesday said they are trying to establish a motive and identify suspects in the attack.
The residents of the house were home at the time and had the fire nearly extinguished when Bountiful firefighters arrived, police said. No injuries were reported by either firemen or the residents.